Hanover

Mieko Tahara Griffin

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Mieko Tahara Griffin, of Hanover, died peacefully at Wheelock Terrace on Monday, June 29, 2015. She was 85. Mieko was born in 1930 to Akio and Nobuko Tahara and spent her childhood in Niimi, Japan, with her seven sisters and brothers. She lost her mother at the age of 6, and as a young girl, lost a brother in the war, and a sister to illness. She met Stuart Griffin, an American journalist who was living in Japan, at sporting event and, in 1970, they moved to England, where they were married and had a daughter, Alais. They lived in Jordans Village, Buckinghamshire until 1982, when they moved to Hanover. Stuart and …

Clinton Changes Location for Hanover Rally

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has changed the location of the venue for her campaign stop today, moving it from a private home in Hanover to the Bema, a wooded natural amphitheater off Observatory Road on the Dartmouth College campus. Clinton campaign spokesman Harrell Kirstein said the new venue was chosen …

Storms Down Trees, Take Out Power

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Hanover — Soggy soil and the occasional sharp gust toppled several trees throughout the Upper Valley during Wednesday’s rainstorms, in one case cutting power to more than a hundred people. Though air currents were “not terribly strong,” Mike Kistner, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine, said over the phone Wednesday, “The ground is very soft, so it doesn’t take …

On to the Final: Hanover Outlasts Portsmouth in Lacrosse Semis

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Playing its way to the New Hampshire Division II championship game is sweet for the Hanover High girls lacrosse team, but beating Portsmouth to get there makes it just a bit richer. The Marauders came out flying and torched the Clippers’ defense in a 20-15 …

Yvonne Franz Herz

Friday, June 5, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Yvonne Franz Herz passed peacefully into eternity at noon on Friday, June 5, 2015, from the Kendal Health Center in Hanover. Formerly of Rowayton and Darien, Conn., St. Barthelemy, French West Indies and Norwich, Vt. Born to Elmer and Ester Franz in Cincinnati, Ohio on …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Softball All Business in Tourney Opener

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Sunapee — Opening games for top-ranked teams in state tournaments should be about taking care of business. That would make the Sunapee High girls softball squad a bunch of serious businesswomen. The top-ranked Lakers wasted no time dispatching No. 16 Hinsdale in Wednesday’s NHIAA Division IV opener. Rachel …

Storybook Ending at Risk in Hanover

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Hanover — After 15 years on Lebanon Street, Pig and Wolf, the anthropomorphic statues that schoolteacher Bill Hammond brought to life in 2001, may soon have to find a new home. Hammond is advertising his 53 Lebanon St. …

A New King Of the Hill: Riess in Charge at Whaleback

Monday, June 1, 2015

Enfield — The Upper Valley Snow Sports Foundation has introduced Gerd Riess as its newest mountain manager, and that’s only part of the reason Whaleback Mountain’s nonprofit ownership group is excited for the next ski season. The organization …

O’Malley Joins Presidential Race, Visits Dartmouth College

Monday, June 1, 2015

Hanover — The day after announcing his candidacy for president, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley hit the road in New Hampshire. At Dartmouth College on Sunday evening, O’Malley, a Democrat, was greeted by a crowd of approximately 75 …

At the Hospitals: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Health Care Networks to Be Outlined At West Lebanon Meeting West Lebanon — A free information session on June 25 will describe the health care provider networks likely to be available through New Hampshire’s health insurance exchange next …

Cover Home Repair Wins $25,000 Grant

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Hartford — Cover Home Repair, which repairs and weatherizes homes for low-income homeowners, won a $25,000 grant during a special pitch competition in Hanover last week. The White River Junction-based nonprofit, which relies on volunteers to work on home repair projects, was one of five organizations that made …

Developer Details Liquefied Natural Gas Depot Proposal

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Lebanon — The Hanover developer who hopes to build a natural gas depot and supply system in the Route 120 corridor is partnering with a local energy firm and Gulf Oil Limited Partnership in the project, which could …

Business Notes: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Quechee — The Quechee office of Coldwell Banker Redpath has joined Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate/The Masiello Group, and the Masiello Group will move its operations to the former Redpath office at 1996 Quechee Main St. The combination of the two offices makes the Masiello Group one …